04/24/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Iranian Soccer Rivalry To Meet On US Soil

For decades it has been a source of bitter rivalry among Iran's vast army of football fanatics.

Now the Persepolis v Esteghlal Tehran derby, often a scene of crowd violence and angry on-pitch confrontations, is to be transformed into a tool of football diplomacy thanks to plans to stage the match on US soil.

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